“Asian Embodiment of a White Canon: Shakespeare and the Sinophone World,” China and the West: Cultural Dialogues Series 

Blackfriar’s Hall, University of Oxford; Event webpage

Friday, December 3, 2021: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM GMT (1-2 pm EST)

How do actors reposition their racialized bodies on stage and on screen? How do Sinophone cinema and theatre interact with Shakespeare’s plays? How do directors transform gender roles? Bringing film and theatre studies together, this presentation sheds new light on the two major genres in a comparative context, reveals deep connections among Sinophone and Anglophone traditions and the new creativity the cultural exchange has made possible.  

     RSVP required (free and open to the public)

    Over the course of the 2021-2022 academic year, the Future of the Humanities Project is sponsoring a series of webinars on the literary imagination in collaboration with Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford and The Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU). 

     China and the West: Cultural Dialogues Series (Georgetown University)

    The lecture by Alexa Alice Joubin will be followed by discussion. Discussant: Tong Ping. Moderator: Michael Scott

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